Special teams have been the difference thus far in East Lansing, as Michigan State has a 20-10 halftime lead over Wisconsin.
Keshawn Martin made the breakout play midway through the second quarter when he returned a punt 74 yards for a touchdown and a 13-10 lead. The Spartans added to the lead with 28 seconds remaining in the half on an eight-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins to Mark Dell. Cousins had thrown two interceptions in the first half.
Le’Veon Bell has 53 yards rushing on nine carries for Michigan State. John Clay leads Wisconsin on the ground with 43 yards on 11 carries.